Official Statistics of Finland

Accommodation statistics

Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
Nights spent by domestic tourists increased by 4.0 per cent in February
16 Apr 2015
The number of recorded nights spent by domestic tourists at Finnish accommodation establishments in February 2015 was close on 1.1 million, which was 4.0 per cent higher than one year ago. By contrast, overnight stays by foreign tourists decreased by 1.8 per cent and accommodation establishments recorded nearly 400,000 of them. In February 2015, the total number of nights spent in hotels was good 1.4 million, which was 2.4 per cent higher than in February 2014. These figures are preliminary data from Statistics Finlands statistics on accommodation establishments and they have been collected from accommodation establishments with at least 20 beds or caravan pitches with electricity connection, and youth hostels.

Next release:
29 Apr 2015

Description: Accommodation statistics describe the supply and use of hotel services, and provide data on the numbers of users of these services and on overnight stays. The supply is depicted with data on the volume of room and bed capacity of hotels, use of the services is calculated as a proportion of sold rooms of total available room capacity (utilisation rate). Demand for hotel services is also measured with the number of overnight stays. Users of the services are divided into domestic and foreign tourists.
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Keywords: accommodation activities, accommodation establishments, domestic tourism, hotels, non-residents, tourism.
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Change: Population of the accommodation statistics will be extended due to the EU Regulation on tourism statistics
15 Jun 2012
Statistics on tourism concerning 2012 will be compiled in accordance with the Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council (EU) No 692/2011.

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Accommodation statistics [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-6325. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 19.4.2015].
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